systemd (Was Re: tmpfs for strategic directories)

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Wed May 26 13:08:09 UTC 2010

On Wed, 26 May 2010, Chuck Anderson wrote:

> -21 million.
> Scripts are a crutch to avoid properly designed daemons and
> configuration systems.  I never edit initscripts to "configure"
> daemons, because they would just be overwritten at the next package
> upgrade.  Configuration should be separate from code.

And given my experience dealing with actual real-world designed daemons 
and other such things, I'd say we've shown no ability to 'properly' design 
them and won't be showing that anytime soon. So since we have to live in 
the world, let's not go shooting our feet off.


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